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  1. UAW Strike Threat

    The union representing about 49,000 General Motors workers in the U.S. said they would go on strike at midnight Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down, in what would be the first broad strike since 1982. "We do not take this lightly," UAW vice-president says following meetings in Detroit.


    A sightseeing boat has capsized on a swollen river in southern India, killing 12 people and leaving 35 missing, says a government official, noting that tour boats had been barred from operating on the route.

  3. Hong Kong Protests

    Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.


    Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oilfield in Saudi Arabia, just hours after the United States's top diplomat alleged Tehran was behind the "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

  5. Bahamas Hurricane Dorian cleanup

    "We got to take what God gives us," a Grand Bahama resident says in reference to tropical storm Humberto, which narrowly missed the island over the weekend as it continued its northward trajectory well offshore of Florida's east coast, with forecasters saying it would likely become a hurricane.